Benefits of Music Education
Scientific studies show that music training develops body, mind and spirit, and correlates with academic achievement and success in many other fields.
Studies show enhancement in: brain development & plasticity, spatial reasoning, verbal memory, linguistic ability, organization, pattern recognition, collaboration, creativity, sensitivity, social skills, discipline, time management, motor skills, hand-eye coordination, sensory awareness, problem solving, concentration, expression, self-confidence, open-mindedness, overcoming fears, increasing positive affect & generating endorphins, taking risks, understanding our culture and other cultures.
Performing, composing, and listening to music are intrinsically joyful, rewarding and satisfying activities. Music training is a predictor of success in life. These benefits exist across all socioeconomic levels.
An Overview of Current Neuroscience Research on The Benefits of Music Education can be found here